Climbing Books

Climbing Books

The Wilderness Shop Box Hill


Rockclimbing Melbourne

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Grampians Climbing 2015


Covers all worthwhile climbing areas within a two hours drive from Melbourne. Full colour, easy to use and loads of good climbs for when you don’t have time to travel further afield. rrp     $29.95


This is the Bible for Australia’s climbing Mecca, Mt Arapiles. With nearly 400 pages and countless climbs, there is a lifetime of climbing to be had in this book. rrp $59.95


The Grampians offers a remote feel, quality sandstone, great camping spots and this is the book which opens up all the climbing possibilities. rrp $39.95


Full colour Grampians guidebook with photo topos. Concentrates primarily on sports climbing areas, but includes trad routes within those areas. Some new areas which have not been previously covered. rrp     $49.95

Grampians Bouldering 2016

Mt Buffalo guide

VCC South-West Victoria



World-class bouldering in stunning location, the Grampians has it all if you like your climbs hard and short. Photo topos throughout and covers a wide range of areas. rrp  $49.95


Cool in summer, imposing granite slabs and cracks and amazing views. This book covers all major areas with photo topos throughout. rrp $59.95


A  thorough collect of all known climbing spots in Western Victoria. Be warned, not all are of high quality but can be fun to visit. Includes a thorough section on the You Yangs and Werribee Gorge. rrp $45.95



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The Wilderness Shop has been servicing the needs of bushwalkers, hikers,  rock climbers and xc skiers in the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne for over 30  years. The Wilderness Shop has a wide range of hiking gear and climbing equipment including hiking boots, tents (one man and two man), climbing equipment, sleeping bags and led headlamps. We also specialise in outdoor footwear: hiking shoes mens and womens, leather and gore-tex hiking boots. We stock quality canvas hiking packs, bushwalking rucksacks, lightweight trekking packs and quality daypacks. The Wilderness Shop have the best sleeping mats - the exped downmat and self inflating mats - and hiking sleeping bags as well as ultralight sleeping bags. Not to mention our range of trekking maps for Victoria, Tasmania and NSW. The Wilderness Shop is Melbourne's best rock climbing store, stocking a wide range of rock climbing harnesses, shoes and other rock climbing gear.